Jan Hoffman

New York Times Staff Writer

Jan Hoffman is a features reporter for The New York Times, with a long-time focus on adolescents — a subject she has written about for Sunday Styles, Science Times, Metro, and in a recent series about cyberbullying for the paper’s front page. She has also been a columnist for Science Times, a chief contributor to Portraits of Grief, the profiles of the 9/11 victims which were nominated for a Pulitzer Prize, and a legal affairs reporter for Metro.

Her writing prizes include the Mike Berger Award, the Deadline Club Award, the Women in Communication Award, and the Silver Gavel Award from the American Bar Association, for a Sunday Times Magazine cover story about a Newark Family Court judge. She graduated from Cornell and, through a journalism fellowship program at Yale Law School, has a Masters in Study in Law.

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